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Diane Rehm on Assisted Suicide

Clip: 04/21/2016 | 4m 47s

In June, California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with the help of a doctor’s prescription. We spoke recently with NPR host Diane Rehm, author of On My Own, about her husband John’s death in 2014 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and 10 days after he began to refuse any food or drink. He had asked his doctor to help him die.

Aired: 04/21/16

Rating: NR

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